You are invited to the
Rotary Clubs of Cornwall and Cornwall Sunrise World Polio Day Awareness Event
Monday, October 18th ~ 7 PM (Eastern Time)
With guest speaker
“John Nanni”
Polio Survivor, Rotary District 7630 PolioPlus Chair, and Rise Against Hunger Rotary Ambassador
Join us via Zoom (limited space) by registering in advance here:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

John Nanni - Biography
A member of the MOT Rotary Club in Middletown, Delaware.  John has been active in leadership roles in his club, including  Club President for 2019-20. John has given about 300 Polio Talks to Rotary Clubs, District Conferences & Assemblies, RYLA, Rotaract and Interact Clubs and Zone Training Seminars from Rhode Island to North Carolina….and now with Zoom, all over the world:
“The 3 P’s in my Life: Polio, Post-Polio Syndrome and Rotary’s PolioPlus”
Currently John is:
- District 7630 PolioPlus Chair (all of Delaware & Eastern Shore Maryland)
- Polio Eradication Advocacy Task Force for the US Congress
- Rise Against Hunger Rotary Ambassador
-TRF Major Donor
- Member of the Paul Harris Society
- Member of Rotary Foundation Benefactor Endowment
- USA Coordinator for the “World’s Greatest Meal to Help End Polio Now”
John is the recipient of Rotary’s Regional Service Award for a Polio Free World.
A graduate of State University of New York at Delhi (pronounced Dell High). John served on Delhi’s Advisory Board to the President for over 10 years. 
John is also:
- Board member of the Polio Survivors Rotary Action Group - PSA
- Board member of State of Delaware Architectural Accessibility Board
- Board Member of the Polio Network of NJ/DE, a polio survivor support group
- Platelet Donor: 336+ donations (= 42+ Gallons)
- Volunteer driver for MOT Meals on Wheels
- Founder & former owner of Paper And Ribbon Supply Company, Cherry Hill, NJ
- Former Board member of 6 different non-profit art organizations
- 1,000+ Volunteer hours every year
- Accessibility Advocate for all
John is a polio survivor (Class of 1953), as a baby he was paralyzed from his neck down for 6 months just prior to the Salk Vaccine major testing. He now uses a wheelchair for most of his daily mobility due to severe Post-Polio Syndrome issues.
John and his wife, Christine, live in Middletown, DE and are professional singers with “Rhapsody in 2” Duet Cabaret Act; mainly singing Broadway Showtunes…